Colmar’s Théâtre Municipal is the Perfect Venue for a Legrenzi Rarity

13/03/2019

Legrenzi, La divisione del mondo: Soloists, Les Talens Lyriques / Christophe Rousset (conductor). Opéra national du Rhin, Théâtre Municipal, Colmar, 9.3.2019. (RP)

Christopher Lowrey (Mars), Sophie Junker (Venus) & Stuart Jackson (Neptune)
© Klara Beck

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Widmann’s Babylon Arrives in Berlin but Without Barenboim

12/03/2019

Widmann, Babylon: Staatsopernchor and Staatskapelle Berlin / Christopher Ward (conductor), Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin, 11.3.2019. (JMI)

Babylon © A. Declaire

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La clemenza di Tito in a Sumptuous New LA Production with an Impressive Cast

12/03/2019

Mozart, La clemenza di Tito: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of LA Opera / James Conlon (conductor), Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 10.3.2019. (JRo)

LA Opera’s La clemenza di Tito (c) Cory Weaver/LA Opera

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Powerful Freischütz in Aix-en-Provence, Played From the Heart and Cast from Strength

12/03/2019

Weber, Der Freischütz: Soloists, accentus, Insula Orchestra / Laurence Equilbey (conductor). Grand Théâtre de Provence, Aix-en-Provence, France,7.3.2019. (CC)

Der Freischütz © Julien Benhamou

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Unusual Pairing of Dance and Rare Puccini Finds Success at The Lowry Box Office

11/03/2019

Stravinsky and Puccini: Dancers of Phoenix Dance Theatre, Soloists and Orchestra of Opera North / Gary Walker (conductor). The Lowry Theatre, Salford Quays. 8.3.2019. (RJF)

Phoenix Dance Theatre – The Rite of Spring (c) Tristram Kenton

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Götz Friedrich’s Production of Eugene Onegin at the Deutsche Oper Berlin Still Shines

11/03/2019

Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin: Deutsche Oper Chorus and Orchestra / Alexander Vedernikov (conductor), Deutsche Oper Berlin, 10.3.2019. (JMI)

Eugene Onegin © B. Stöss

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Bryn Terfel Excels as Boris Godunov at the Deutsche Oper Berlin

11/03/2019

Mussorgsky, Boris Godunov: Deutsche Oper Chorus and Orchestra / Kirill Karabits (conductor), Deutsche Oper Berlin, 9.3.2019. (JMI)

Boris Godunov © B. Uhlig

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English Touring Opera’s Splendid Account of Idomeneo

11/03/2019

Mozart, Idomeneo: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of English Touring Opera / Jonathan Peter Kenny (conductor). Hackney Empire Theatre, London, 8.3.2019. (MB)

ETO's Idomeneo (c) Richard Hubert Smith

ETO’s Idomeneo (c) Richard Hubert Smith

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